Monthly Archives: June 2014

Use a concern for DND Heath St. parcels

June 20, 2014
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BACK OF THE HILL—The size and shape of any new development on 10 City-owned parcels along Heath Street need careful consideration, community members told the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) planners at a June 5 meeting. DND Senior Development Officer for Housing John Feuerbach told the Gazette that, following a site visit of the...

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Audit: Local VA hospital wait times within range

June 20, 2014
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In the wake of a national Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wait list scandal that led to patient deaths, a federal audit shows the local VA hospital at 150 S. Huntington Ave. manages to schedule appointments for local veterans within 30 days 99 percent of the time. But first-time patients have a significantly longer...

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Developer, neighbors ‘restart’ over controversial project

June 20, 2014
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Neighbors and the developer of a controversial project at 57 Wachusett St. have hit the “restart button” after recently meeting with each other, according to local resident Tess Pope. The meeting was brokered by Greg Galer of the Boston Preservation Alliance. “The meeting went really well,” she said. “We cleared a lot of air.”...

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Keeping the Beat

June 20, 2014
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Keeping the Beat

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JP Champion

June 20, 2014
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JP Champion

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Skate park applies for public/private partnership

June 20, 2014
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Young organizers are forging ahead with a public/private partnership application to upgrade and maintain a skate park on the Southwest Corridor Park (SWCP). Wheels of Steel, an organization founded by Brian Leff, a recent Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) graduate and JP resident, has spearheaded the transformation of a former disused hockey...

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Courage Award

June 20, 2014
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Courage Award

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JP Agenda, June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 1 for the July 4 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, election of the community members on the Ad-Hoc Committee on Forest Hills Construction & Development Projects, and...

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St. John’s rectory to get renovation

June 20, 2014
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St. John’s rectory to get renovation

SUMNER HILL—The rectory for St. John’s Episcopal Church, which is located at 24 Alveston St., is slated for a major renovation that will split the 4,000-square-foot house into two units, according to Franklyn Salimbene. St. John’s Episcopal Church is located nearby at 1 Roanoke Ave. One unit will be either sold or leased to...

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Regan League gets Major League grant

June 20, 2014
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The Jamaica Plain Regan Youth League was recently awarded a grant of almost $20,000 from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF), a joint initiative of Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association. The grant will support efforts to expand participation in spring, summer and fall baseball and softball programming by providing funding for uniforms...

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